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Neutron stars

A taste of pasta?

Comparing quantitative calculations of the magnetic field decay of neutron stars and their corresponding spin evolution with observations suggests a high degree of disorder in the inner crust, which might provide evidence for nuclear 'pasta'.

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Figure 1: Neutron star structure.

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Newton, W. A taste of pasta?. Nature Phys 9, 396–397 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys2663

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